doc. Mgr. Zdeněk Valenta, M.Sc., M. S., Ph.D.


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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Assoc. Prof. Zdeněk Valenta, MSc, MS, PhD.
    Born in Chrudim on 13.6.1955. Married, no children
Department
  • Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX)
    Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno
Employment - Position
  • Lecturer
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2006: Habilitation - Associate Professor of Medical Informatics, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague
  • 1997 – 2002: Ph.D. in Biostatistics. Doctoral dissertation on 'Estimating survival in the Gray’s model'. Dept. of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto St., Pittsburgh, PA 15261, U.S.A.
  • 1995 – 1997: Master of Science in Mathematical Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, Baker Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, U.S.A.
  • 1990 – 1991: Master of Science. in Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, WC1E 7HT London, U.K.
  • 1983 – 1988: Master of Science in Mathematical Statistics, Dept. of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Charles University in Prague, Ke Karlovu 3, 121 16 Praha, ČR
Employment
  • 2017 - Deputy Director for Strategic Development, Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague. Dept. of Statistical Modelling, Head.
  • 2016 – Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno
  • 2002 – 2016 Dept. of Medical Informatics & Biostatistics, Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences, Pod Vodarenskou vezi 2, 182 07 Prague 8, Czech Republic
  • 2002 – 2007 Laboratory for Atherosclerosis Research, Institute for Clinical & Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2005 – 2011 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, secondary teaching appointment
  • 1995 Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University, 1000 Welch Road, CA 94304 Palo Alto, U.S.A.
  • 1990 WHO MONICA Data Center, Helsinki, Finland. Mortality data assessment. World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • 1988 – 1995 Dept. of Preventive Cardiology, Institute for Clinical & Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic. WHO MONICA project (Multinational MONItoring of trends and determinants in CArdiovascular disease)
Teaching Activities
  • Bi8678 Applied Survival Analysis
    Bi8680 Advanced Methods in Applied Survival Analysis
Scientific and Research Activities
  • Analysis of data from cross-sectional and longitudinal studies
  • Statistical modeling
  • Survival analysis
  • Generalised linear models
  • Statistical applications in genetics and molecular biology
Activities Outside University
  • 2017 - Deputy Director for Strategic Development, Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague. Head of the Dept. of Statistical Modelling
    2015 - 2019 Deputy Chairman of the Panel 103 CYBERNETICS AND INFORMATION PROCESSING, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
    2011 - Member of the Board of the Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences
    2011-2014 - Member of the Executive Committee of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (http://www.iscb.info/)
    2015-2018 - Officer/Treasurer of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (http://www.iscb.info/)
    2006 - Chairman of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics in the Czech Republic (https://sites.google.com/site/iscbcr/)
    2014 - Expert for the European Commission. Evaluation of the projects submitted under Horizon 2020, Call 'Personalizing health and care' (H2020-PHC-2014, http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunities/h2020/calls/h2020-phc-2014-two-stage.html)
    2014 - Member of the Faculty of 1000, Research Methodology (http://f1000.com/prime/thefaculty). Member since 2014
    2014 - Member of the Advisory Board, Faculty of 1000 Research (http://f1000research.com). Member since 2014

    EDUCATIONAL BOARDS MEMBERSHIP Biomedical Informatics (doctoral studies), 1st and 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague & Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague. Since 2013
    Committee for state examinations (masters programme): Mathematics (Finance and Insurance Mathematics, Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Econometry), Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague. Since 2014
    Committee for state examinations (bachelors and masters programme): Experimental Biology, Mathematical Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Masaryk University Brno. Since 2013
    Committee for state examinations (rigorous exams): Experimental Biology, Mathematical Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Masaryk University Brno. Since 2013
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • 2003: Delta Omega Award, best doctoral dissertation at the Dept. of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
  • 2002: Outstanding Student Award, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
  • 2001: Student Travel Award, ENAR section of the International Biometric Society, Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A.
  • 1995: Fulbright fellowship award (Visiting Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University, Stanford, CA, U.S.A.

2017/08/16

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